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scientific name    Apterothrips    

habitat
Occurs on various grasses (Chiasson, 1986).

seasonality
Adults collected in June through September.

identification
The body is dark brown and the head lacks long setae. Antennae are 8 or 9 segmented with simple sense cones on segments 3 and 4. The thorax lacks long setae, and species in this genus are apterous. Tergites and sternites have large marginal craspeda, and sternites lack distal setae (Mound and Marullo, 1996).

life history
Undocumented.

conservation
There are only 2 species in this genus (Mound and Kibby, 1998).

diet info
This genus will feed on the host grass species (Chiasson, 1986).

range
Found in cold, temperate regions of the world, including Alberta (Chiasson, 1986).

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http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=28889



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